The latest version of the California state marijuana market regulations were released earlier this month, and there’s a sea of particulars for cannabis entrepreneurs to wade through. The California market – already the biggest on Earth – will officially launch on New Year’s Day, meaning that companies wanting to participate have a good bit of […]Read More
A Colorado credit union that was once on the cusp of revolutionizing banking for marijuana businesses before being thwarted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has resumed its quest to open. But going into the new year, The Fourth Corner Credit Union – a state-chartered credit union in Denver – again finds itself […]Read More
A limited number of medical marijuana producers in Canada, combined with rising patient counts, growing MMJ sales and impending federal legalization of adult use, have enabled the country’s licensed cannabis companies to grow much larger than their U.S. counterparts.Read More
Rob Kampia steps down as executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, Ohio is inundated with MMJ dispensary applications, and MassRoots and its ousted CEO do battle. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.Read More
If it was a big year for recreational marijuana in 2016, then it was a huge one for medical marijuana.
Voters or state legislatures in 11 states – Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia – approved or advanced medical cannabis measures.Read More
When Cy Scott, Scott Vickers and Brian Wansolich co-founded the strain and dispensary listings website Leafly in 2010, a developed marijuana consumer market already existed. The legal cannabis industry, however, was still getting started. Leafly thrived and, before long, caught the attention of Privateer, a cannabis-focused holding firm that bought the web company in 2011 […]Read More
As the hemp industry grows, an increasing number of farmers are finding themselves in need of help combating weeds and pests.
Hemp farmers typically lack soil-management expertise and pest-management options, and there aren’t many outlets they can turn to for assistance.Read More
Barely a month after being ousted as head of the cannabis social network he launched in 2013, MassRoots founder Isaac Dietrich is now being sued by his former company, which alleges he stole more than $250,000 from the business. In a?civil suit, filed Nov. 14 in Denver District Court, the financially strapped Denver company also […]Read More
MJBizCon has quickly become a heavyweight in the event space, ranking as the fastest-growing trade show in the country and attracting more attendees than many mainstream industry gatherings.Read More
California reveals the licensing rules for its marijuana industry, Maryland’s medical cannabis appears ready to launch, and?U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicates the DOJ has no plans to suppress the marijuana industry. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.Read More
A groundbreaking marijuana joint venture has been created. Three leading international cannabis businesses are pooling their intellectual property and technology to create products for the global marijuana market, starting with Canada. Under the?joint venture, Ontario’s Canopy Growth will give ownership stakes in one of its wholly owned licensed medical marijuana producers to Amsterdam’s Green House […]Read More